Ralph Reed kills talk of working for The Donald, or anyone else

The Huffington Post has decided to burst everyone’s bubble.

Within hours of a Daily Beast report that real estate magnate/reality TV host/birther convert Donald Trump had interviewed Ralph Reed for the job of campaign manager, Reed sent this e-mail:

“Because of my involvement with Faith and Freedom Coalition, I do not plan to work on a presidential campaign in 2012.”

Sigh.

- By Jim Galloway, Political Insider

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14 comments Add your comment

chamblee54

April 18th, 2011
12:14 pm

Ralph Reed cost me my last chance to vote against Cynthia Mckinney. In 2006, he was running for Lt. Governor. I chose the Repub primary so I could vote against him. In so doing, I missed out on the last chance (so far) to vote against Miss Mckinney.
chamblee54

John K

April 18th, 2011
12:17 pm

Geez Ralph, you’re even too slimy for Trump?

td

April 18th, 2011
12:30 pm

John K

April 18th, 2011
12:17 pm
Geez Ralph, you’re even too slimy for Trump?

If he was that slimy then he would be a czar in the Obama administration right now.

randolph Phillips

April 18th, 2011
12:41 pm

So far, the best news I have heard for Republicans and the Country for the 2012 election is that Ralph Reed intends to sa tay out of the election. After all, he’s already done enough damage to Republicans and the nation.

Unfortunately, Karl Rove is still in the races. Ralph and Karl and George W. Bush just about destroyed the conservative renaissance in the country by trying to persuade Republicans to embrace massive immigration, chase black religious fundamentalists who are politically liberal (and won’t vote Republican), and ignore the vast blue collar constituency who voted Republican beginning with Reagan and who are basically conservative.

Along with Rap Music, the media, affirmative action, wall street, political correctness and enternet fundraising, Rove, Reed, and Bush paved the way for Barack Obama to be elected President with eight years of RINO rule.

WAW

April 18th, 2011
1:01 pm

Faith in the almighty dollar (he’ll do anything for it) and Freedom for the rich (he’s a wannabe)…

td… before you guys get to carried away, where’s the jobs? Fire and Police were not be cut until the Obama stimulus ran out. Hope you don’t need them ’cause they might not be there to come to your aid.

Brenda

April 18th, 2011
1:11 pm

Where are the jobs????
It seems that Cynthia Tucker and the rest of the left have all signed up for free, publiclly funded (of course) lobotomies at the same time.
Obama’s gospel of big government as our salvation has utterly failed. He turned out to be an empty suit instead of The Messiah.

td

April 18th, 2011
2:33 pm

WAW

April 18th, 2011
1:01 pm

“td… before you guys get to carried away, where’s the jobs?”

According to the savior and cheif the jobs are rolling now because of the stimlus package. Are you calling him a liar?

I submit that the government can not create jobs and the Obama care bill is slowing down job growth. Corporations will not hire people when the government is going to make it more expensive to hire them then they can produce. If you want jobs to come back then you really need to tell your liberal friend to drop Obama care, roll back all the regulation that has been put in during the last two years, cut spending and roll back the corporate tax rates so that the corporations can justify the expenses of hiring more people.

UGA graduate

April 18th, 2011
2:49 pm

Ralph Reed plans to work for the highest bidder in the 2012 race. It would have been fun to watch the former Christian coalition work for serial adulterer and casino mogul Donald Trump. They seemed to deserve each other, but I guess both their tremendous egos would have clashed. Republicans seem intent on nominating the craziest candidate or hedge fund manager Mitt Romney. Just wait until Mitt’s record of buying companies and forcing workers out of their jobs is exposed. I expect a bigger landslide for Obama than 2008 against this Republican field.

Douglas

April 18th, 2011
3:44 pm

td, “…all the regulations that have been put in the last two years”? What about the last FIFTY. Dems and Repos have let the regulators get out of countrol, developing regs for everything. I wouldn’t be surprised if there’s a regulation for the amount of “pop” in PopTarts. More than payroll, manufacturing regulations are what has sent so much production to China where, as long as one is a good Party member, their regulators look the other way. Unfortunately for our Country, regulators who only know the ivory towers of academia have been telling companies rather than working with them to solve whatever problem needs solving. This administration is just taking things to extremes, but don’t for one second think they started this mess.

Douglas

April 18th, 2011
3:59 pm

td, you can “submit” all you want, but when the government hires people to do work it creates jobs. When it uses tax dollars to build things like roads, bridges, railroads, locks, airports, buildings, etc., it creates jobs. I think I know what you are trying to say, but you might look for a better way to say it.

Bill Orvis White

April 19th, 2011
6:37 am

I love Ralph and his work with this coalitions over the years, but he needs to step up to the plate and get involved in the 2012 race. Ralph isn’t getting any younger (although he looks like he’s 21) and it’s time for him to either promote a rightful Republican for the White House or he himself needs to run for an office.
Amen,
Bill

Joe Mama

April 19th, 2011
7:16 pm

Bill Orvis White — “he himself needs to run for an office.”

He already did, here in GA.

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